Stalwart Rigoletto Improves As the Night Goes On

12/06/2017

Verdi, Rigoletto: Soloists, orchestra and chorus of San Francisco Opera / Nicola Luisotti (conductor), War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco. 6.6.2017. (HS)

Quinn Kelsey in the title role of Verdi's 'Rigoletto' (Photo: Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera)

Quinn Kelsey in the title role of Verdi’s Rigoletto
(c) Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera

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Fine Frocks and Farce in WNO’s Entertaining and Musically-Successful Fledermaus

09/06/2017

Strauss, Die Fledermaus: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Welsh National Opera / Tomáš Hanus (conductor), Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff, 20.5.2017. (GPu)

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Mark Stone (Eisenstein) and Mary-Elizabeth Williams (Rosalinde)
(c) Bill Cooper

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The Royal Ballet Celebrates Frederick Ashton and the Heritage of his Works for the Company

08/06/2017

Mendelssohn, César Franck, Liszt: Soloists and artists of the Royal Ballet, Royal Opera House Orchestra / Emmanuel Plasson (conductor). Live cinema relay directed for the screen by Ross MacGibbon and introduced by Darcey Bussell and Ore Oduba. Broadcast to Cineworld Basildon, Essex. 7.6.2017. (JPr)

A scene from The Dream, Symphonic Variations and Marguerite and Armand from The Ashton Triple Bill by The Royal Ballet @ Royal Opera House (Opening 02-06-17) ©Tristram Kenton 06-17 (3 Raveley Street, LONDON NW5 2HX TEL 0207 267 5550 Mob 07973 617 355)email: tristram@tristramkenton.com

Zenaida Yanowsky (Marguerite) and Roberto Bolle (Armand) © ROH/Tristram Kenton

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Opera Holland Park’s Highly Imaginative Production of Don Giovanni

07/06/2017

Mozart – Don Giovanni:  Soloists, Chorus of Opera Holland Park, City of London Sinfonia / Dane Lam (Conductor), Opera Holland Park, London, 3.6.2017. (RB)

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Ashley Riches (Don Giovanni) with members of the cast © Robert Workman

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Handel’s Semele at Garsington: Unusual Production, Glorious Performance

07/06/2017

Handel, Semele: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus / Jonathan Cohen (conductor), Garsington Opera at Wormsley, Buckinghamshire, 3.6.2017. (CR)

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Heidi Stober (Semele) and Christine Rice ( Juno) in Semele © Johan Persson

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Garsington Opera’s Rough-edged yet Consistent Interpretation of Le nozze di Figaro

06/06/2017

Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro: Soloists, Garsington Opera Orchestra & Chorus / Douglas Boyd, Garsington Opera at Wormsley, 2.6.2017. (CR)

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Jennifer France (Susanna) & Joshua Bloom (Figaro) in Le nozze di Figaro (c) Mark Douet

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Kentish Opera Perform La traviata Lean Ensemble, Effective Production

06/06/2017

Kentish Opera 2017 – Verdi, La traviata (In English): Soloists, Kentish Opera Chorus and Orchestra / Robyn Sevastos (conductor), The Stag Theatre, Sevenoaks, Kent, 27.5.2017. (MH)

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Germont père (Aaron McAuley), Violetta (Stefanie Kemble-Read) in La traviata (c) Andrew Waltham

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Puccini’s La Rondine Opens the 2017 Opera Holland Park Season

05/06/2017

Puccini, La Rondine (sung in Italian: first version, with interpolated first act Romanza): Cast and Chorus of Holland Park Opera; City of London Sinfonia / Matthew Kofi Waldren. Holland Park, London, 1.6.2017. (CC)

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Elizabeth Llewellyn (Magda) & Stephen Aviss (Prunier) in La Rondine (c) Robert Workman

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